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April 7 1997, 1997
Volume 41, Number 4
April 7
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Why Pastor Steve Loves His Job
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Welfare Reform: God in a Box?
Charitable choice' opens the door to new church-state partnerships in caring for the poor, but not everyone is cheering.
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First Lady Wants to Love Enemies
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